*/ Groton-Dunstable’s Rachel Romich (pictured) scored the team's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Westborough.   “Rachel had a...

Groton-Dunstable defeated North Middlesex 42-8 in the annual Homecoming weekend. Senior captain Shamus Gelinas #9 gained 131 yards and scored 5 touchdowns to help lead Groton-Dunstable to a 42-8 win over visiting North Middlesex. Junior Jake Willard (#78) blocks for Gelinas on one of his TDs. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

   Boys Soccer */ Westborough 6, GD OGD 1, Dracut 0 Sophomore Simon Chandler finished a through ball from senior Drew...

The Reverend George E. Downey in his workshop.

The Reverend George E. Downey died September 11, 2017 at High Pointe Hospice, Haverhill. A resident of Groton, Massachusetts...

Troop 1 Glacier National Park crew left to right – Kyle Zimmer, Andrew Wilson, Dean Marsh, Ryan Donaruma, Will Arthur, Nick Marsh, Ed Murray, (not in the picture – Lisa Murray). 

  This summer Troop 1 West Groton had Boy Scouts and leaders attend two different high adventure trips.  High adventure...
*/     Two members of Groton Electric Light Department’s [GELD] linecrew are in Homestead, Florida, just outside Miami,...

Some of the Friends of Prescott: Left to Right: Bruce Easom, Mary Jennings, Pat Hartvigsen, Owen Shuman, Kathryn Ellis-Moore, Berta Erickson, Ginny Koslow Dimola. Kneeling: Edythe Salzman, Lynn Spadone

    Having secured a lease for a few rooms on the first floor of Prescott School, Groton is taking its first steps on a long...
The Groton-Dunstable girls x-country team tied for second place with Woburn in the very competitive Martha’s Vineyard...

Groton-Dunstable defeated North Middlesex 42-8 in the annual Homecoming weekend. Senior captain Shamus Gelinas #9 gained 131 yards and scored 5 touchdowns to help lead Groton-Dunstable to a 42-8 win over visiting North Middlesex. Junior Jake Willard (#78) blocks for Gelinas on one of his TDs. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

The Reverend George E. Downey in his workshop.

Troop 1 Glacier National Park crew left to right – Kyle Zimmer, Andrew Wilson, Dean Marsh, Ryan Donaruma, Will Arthur, Nick Marsh, Ed Murray, (not in the picture – Lisa Murray). 

Some of the Friends of Prescott: Left to Right: Bruce Easom, Mary Jennings, Pat Hartvigsen, Owen Shuman, Kathryn Ellis-Moore, Berta Erickson, Ginny Koslow Dimola. Kneeling: Edythe Salzman, Lynn Spadone

*/  24”-26” Length $200/cd delivered; 22”-24” Length $225/cd delivered, Limited amount for shorter lengths, 617-334-3603 or 978-448-3329       9/...
Public Hearing Notice Proposed Rezoning, 279 Main Street     In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L., Chapter 40A, §§ 5 and 11, and the Code of...
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Bids/Proposals The Groton Country Club is seeking a request for proposals for the rental and operation of the...
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Bids/Proposals The Groton Country Club is seeking a request for proposals for the rental and operation of the...
ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING Docket No: MI17D2609DR Susan O’Hearn vs. Robert O’Hearn Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court...
PUBLIC HEARING     Under the authority granted under Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 111, Section 31, the Groton Board of Health will hold a...
The Groton Woman’s Club held it’s first meeting of 2017-18--it's 104th year--on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Groton Union Congregational Church...
*/ Groton-Dunstable’s Rachel Romich (pictured) scored the team's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Westborough.   “Rachel had a fantastic game,” shared...

Groton-Dunstable defeated North Middlesex 42-8 in the annual Homecoming weekend. Senior captain Shamus Gelinas #9 gained 131 yards and scored 5 touchdowns to help lead Groton-Dunstable to a 42-8 win over visiting North Middlesex. Junior Jake Willard (#78) blocks for Gelinas on one of his TDs. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

   Boys Soccer */ Westborough 6, GD OGD 1, Dracut 0 Sophomore Simon Chandler finished a through ball from senior Drew Stone in the 30th minute to...

The Reverend George E. Downey in his workshop.

The Reverend George E. Downey died September 11, 2017 at High Pointe Hospice, Haverhill. A resident of Groton, Massachusetts, he was born September 6...

News

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:06am

Some of the Friends of Prescott: Left to Right: Bruce Easom, Mary Jennings, Pat Hartvigsen, Owen Shuman, Kathryn Ellis-Moore, Berta Erickson, Ginny Koslow Dimola. Kneeling: Edythe Salzman, Lynn Spadone

    Having secured a lease for a few rooms on the first floor of Prescott School, Groton is taking...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:56am
      Groton voters will be asked at Fall Town Meeting to approve creation of a Capital...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:50am
   The first article to appear on the draft of the Fall Town Meeting Warrant is a Citizens’...

Obituaries

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:05pm

The Reverend George E. Downey in his workshop.

The Reverend George E. Downey died September 11, 2017 at High Pointe Hospice, Haverhill. A resident...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:55pm
A Memorial Service for Tom Crow will be held Saturday, September 16  at 11:00 a.m. at First...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:54am
*/ Francis J. “Frank” Hartnett Jr., e 60, a resident of Lunenburg and former longtime Pepperell...

Features

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:31pm

Troop 1 Glacier National Park crew left to right – Kyle Zimmer, Andrew Wilson, Dean Marsh, Ryan Donaruma, Will Arthur, Nick Marsh, Ed Murray, (not in the picture – Lisa Murray). 

  This summer Troop 1 West Groton had Boy Scouts and leaders attend two different high adventure...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:34am
*/     Two members of Groton Electric Light Department’s [GELD] linecrew are in Homestead,...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:55am

Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, former Selectman and State representative Bob Hargraves, Council On Aging Director Kathy Shelp and Fromer Selectman Peter Cunningham participated in 9/11 Commemoration at Central Fire Station. Photo by Connie Sartini

On this, the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States, we gather for the forth...

Legal

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:21pm
Public Hearing Notice Proposed Rezoning, 279 Main Street     In accordance with the provisions of M...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:15pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Bids/Proposals The Groton Country Club is seeking a request...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:13pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Bids/Proposals The Groton Country Club is seeking a request...

Sports

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:54pm
*/ Groton-Dunstable’s Rachel Romich (pictured) scored the team's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:45pm

Groton-Dunstable defeated North Middlesex 42-8 in the annual Homecoming weekend. Senior captain Shamus Gelinas #9 gained 131 yards and scored 5 touchdowns to help lead Groton-Dunstable to a 42-8 win over visiting North Middlesex. Junior Jake Willard (#78) blocks for Gelinas on one of his TDs. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

   Boys Soccer */ Westborough 6, GD OGD 1, Dracut 0 Sophomore Simon Chandler finished a through...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:39pm
The Groton-Dunstable girls x-country team tied for second place with Woburn in the very competitive...

Notices

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:53am
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health announces that...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:51am
Groton will be holding the fall 2017 Town Meeting starting Monday, October 23, at 7 p.m. The...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:48am
The annual Groton Community Christmas Concert will take place once again this year. It is hard to...

Happenings

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:54pm
 Stop by the Groton History Center, 172 Main Street, on Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. until noon...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:52pm
*/ Nobel prize winning poet, W.B. Yeats will be the subject of a four-week program at the Groton...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:46pm
The 2017-2018 Groton Cultural Council Grant Cycle has opened and will run through October 16.  ...

People

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:01pm
The Groton Woman’s Club held it’s first meeting of 2017-18--it's 104th year--on Friday, September...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:14pm
The Lackey family wishes to thank the people of Groton and the Groton Police Department  for their...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:51am

Andrew Wilson and Finished Project

Twelve thousand years ago the retreating ice sheet left Groton with a unique landscape we see today...

Schools

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:23am
*/    Groton  Dunstable  Regional  Schools  Superintendent Laura Chesson announced that Twitter...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:18am
*/ Join Groton music faculty Mary Ann Lanier (voice), Robert Baughman (piano), Kenji Kikuchi (...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:30am
In a move that appeared to surprise her fellow committee members, Groton Dunstable School Committee...

Letters

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:08pm
*/ [Ed Note: We thank Olivia F. Box, GDRHS graduate of  class of 2013 for sending this letter....
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:02pm
To the Editor,      I read with interest Mr. Gosselin’s recently published account of last spring’s...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:57am
    I just received my flyer about the school and its classes. I am hoping that those working to...

Out of Town

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:24pm
Opening Night Program Features Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, and Dvorak, with Soloist Yun-Chin Zhou, Piano...
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:21pm
    Saturday, Sept 30, 9-2pm, First Baptist Church Littleton, 461 King St. Cleaning out your closet...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:42am
Nashua River defines the western border of Dunstable as it winds its way northward into New...

Public Library

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:48pm
A group of inspired artists are sharing a workspace just off of Main street in Groton, where they...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:08am
Tanglewood Marionettes: The Dragon King. Colorful sea creatures, an exciting adventure, and a...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:48am
End of July and early August have activities galore for all ages and interests. Adult Events: Sign...

Groton Herald

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